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Every Culture has a time to celebrate the crossing over from Adolescence to Adulthood. This How to Develop an African Centered Rites of Passage will offer you an awakening to tools and techniques that help elevate you to a knowledgeable, empowering, and wonderful adulthood through Mentorship. Instructor: Vernita " Nana Vee" Terry trained as a Comer School Development Specialist at Yale University, where she embraced the "whole village" concept. In 1999 Nana Vee founded the Whole Village Rites of Passage Program. You will learn how some of the experiences of The Whole Village Rites of Passage Program come from authentic African Rituals.  Find out how those who completed have been involved by taking their visions back to their communities.

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Section Title
How to develop a Rites of Passage Program
Type
Discussion
Days
M
Time
5:30PM to 7:00PM
Dates
Oct 01, 2018 to Dec 03, 2018
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
15.0
Location
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $40.00
Section Notes

Is your focus on how to strengthen your youth program? This course is for everyone who works with teens or young adults, especially those interested in building a strong Rites of Passage  program for your community, church, family group, school or social group.

There are components of mentoring that must be present to have successful outcomes for those being mentored.  Those components will be discovered through looking at: The Definition of Mentoring, From Mission to Mentoring, Types of Organizational Approach, Amount of time needed, Types and Purpose of activities, Outcomes and Assessments, Funding, and the Celebration Ceremony.  You will learn how some of the experiences of The Whole Village Rites of Passage Program come from authentic African Rituals.  Find out how those who completed have been involved by taking their visions back to their communities. Bring all your youth questions to this session.

Section Title
How to develop a Rites of Passage Program
Type
Discussion
Days
M
Time
5:30PM to 7:00PM
Dates
Jan 28, 2019 to Apr 08, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
16.5
Location
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $30.00
Section Notes

Is your focus on how to strengthen your youth program? This course is for everyone who works with teens or young adults, especially those interested in building a strong Rites of Passage  program for your community, church, family group, school or social group.

There are components of mentoring that must be present to have successful outcomes for those being mentored.  Those components will be discovered through looking at: The Definition of Mentoring, From Mission to Mentoring, Types of Organizational Approach, Amount of time needed, Types and Purpose of activities, Outcomes and Assessments, Funding, and the Celebration Ceremony.  You will learn how some of the experiences of The Whole Village Rites of Passage Program come from authentic African Rituals.  Find out how those who completed have been involved by taking their visions back to their communities. Bring all your youth questions to this session.